During a stint in Ethiopia, Stanford surgical resident Jared Forrester worked on a surgical infection prevention plan for low- and middle-income countries.
As the global health community celebrates the eradication of wild poliovirus in Africa, there are lessons that can apply to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A team of Stanford undergraduates designed a device that uses blue-light imaging technology to diagnose a parasitic disease called river blindness.
Many early clinical studies of COVID-19 fail to meet quality standards, raising concerns that the data could be of little meaningful use, research finds.
Dust pollution in the air contributes to infant mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa, a Stanford-led study found. Watering the desert may lessen the harm.
The Stanford Center for Health Education is creating digital COVID-19 informational materials for under-resourced communities around the world.
A webinar examined attributes and qualities that led to the successes of women leaders responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Stanford-led palliative-care training program is helping critically and chronically ill patients in India get services they need.
A Stanford-led study has found that experiencing gender discrimination was associated with depressive symptoms in women who had young children.
Michele Barry, director of the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, discusses global pandemics and the role human behavior plays in them.
The Stanford Coronavirus Study is investigating how the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting people's lives. It is open to new participants.
Joanne Liu, a former Doctors Without Borders international president, reflects on the challenges of saving lives while under fire in war zones.
The Stanford Clinical Virology Laboratory is ramping up capacity for its coronavirus diagnostic test, which can deliver results in 24 hours.
Measles is ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo. Beth Duff-Brown, who has traveled there for several decades, reflects on the epidemic.
Many health surveys omit nomadic African populations, leaving them undercounted for aid and resources. That wasn't OK with medical student Hannah Wild.
Stanford Medicine researchers discuss prevention efforts and the importance of addressing the long-term health of people living with HIV.